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continue in greece and spain as those governments plan severe spending cuts on wages and pensions. leaders in spain expect a soft recession and aim for a 4.5 gdp, with an emphasis on cuts versus tax hikes. in greece, government officials approved an austerity package with spending cuts and fresh tax revenues needed to secure eu-imf loans. the government found nearly 400,000 jobs that went un- reported. each year, the labor department revises employment data. a preliminary revision shows 386,000 more jobs were created in the year ending in march than were reported, which means at least an extra 30,000 jobs were added each month, translating into 133.2 million people working versus 132.8. the .03% job gain is within the standard range of revisions. labor relations observers say the u.s. is seeing a rise in labor disputes leading to public protests and walkouts within the last year-and-a-half. in our cover story, why is labor using these tools, and will it continue? from public employees in wisconsin and chicago to the private sector - at american airlines, caterpiller and nfl referees - labo
of the government attempting to resolve its massive debt crisis. "international creditors are negotiating with the government about the next austerity measures. at this time, it looks as though the coutnry is going to have to make some really big cuts, and of course the people on the streets are not happy about that. the government workers are not happy because they are likely to be the focus of the cuts, and that is starting to manifest itself in civil unrest - and i think there's a good chance these strikes are just the beginning." that was jack ewing of the international hearld tribune. the greek government is planning $15 billion more in austerity measures to pay for money owed to private contractors and get access to loans from the european union and imf. meanwhile, protests are also flaring up in spain over another round of austerity measures. police baracaded madrid's parliament yesterday, in order to block thousands of protestors who sought to surround the building. the demonstration turned violent, as police in riot gear clashed with the thousands who showed up to protest. the c
. thank you. > > you too. violent anti-government demonstrations in both greece and spain caused a shake-up in the markets yesterday. stocks slid after violent footage between police and protestors put the euro crisis front and center for investors. however, michael iannaccone of mdi investments tells first business that the ripple effect on the market is likely temporary. "it's a continuing problem. until they come to a solution that seems viable, then that would be a positive to the market. so it is just a weight on the market, but the weight hasn't increased, so it's not going to pull the market down." spain releases its 2013 budget today. it's expected that the budget will include more government austerity measures. toyota is pushing back sales targets because of the eurozone debt crisis. the japanse automaker is lowering its car sales goal of 1 million down to 822,000 for the year in europe. however, toyota st paris motorss just getting under way. overall car sales in europe are expected to drop 5% this year. the nation's most-watched sport is turning into the most- watched debate.
. workers are protesting the government's austerity measures. government officials submitted a draft of the 2013 budget yesterday that calls for a new wave of deep cuts which will save $10 billion next year. workers will protest proposed cuts to salaries, pensions and other benefits. last week, 50,000 people in athens demonstrated against austerity. wages in china are going up - by some estimates, about 17% a year. it is providing china's growing middle class with more money to buy goods, though inflation is not helping. but it may also drive up the cost of making some of those products there, as well. in our cover story, who gains as china's employee base moves up? despite china's present economic slowdown, the story of its workforce recently has been of migration from farm to factory. 25 million made the move in 1990. last year, that figure grew to 158 million. it has increased china's productivity and competitiveness. but lately, that workforce is demanding more. "they increasingly learn that there's a big gap in what they earn and some other people." the wage gap in narrowing. tw
members must do for clemency. if how your tax dollars are being spent and it has to do with a government conference here in the bay area. have you heard of the new dialing procedure for the 408 and 669 area codes? no, what is it? starting october 20, 2012, if you have a 408 or 669 number, you'll need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number for all calls. o.k., but what if i have an 408 number and i'm calling a 408 number? you'll still need to dial 1 plus the area code plus the phone number. so when in doubt, dial it out! . >>> the power of nature on disblay in japan when wind from a typhoon carried a cara cross the parking lot. it hit souther western japan hurting dozens of people and causing power outages. it's expected to reach tokoyo late their evening and they are warning of potential rain and strong winds of up to 78- milance hour when the storm hits. >>> in syria a suicide bomber blew up a car packed with explosives near a government compound killing at least four. they have largely stayed out of the up rising. there was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast
. lawmakers must look at whether government regulations are working. >>> campbell soup is closing its plant in sacramento next july and laying off hundreds of workers. the plant opened in 1947 and is the oldest of their 4 u.s. plants. but with the decline in the popularity of canned soups, they made the difficult decision to close the plant in sacramento. >> it made it clear the real issue is the lack of demand. people are not buying soup. in the same amounts that they have in prior years. >> one research firm said over all canned soup consumption is down 13%. >>> the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits plunged. that is a hopeful sign for the job market. claims dropped to 399,000. that is the lowest level in 9 weeks. the number of people collecting also fell by 4,000 4,000 to 2.3 million. on wall street, the dow is up 72 to 13,485. the s&p is up 13 to 1,447. the nasdaq is up 42 at 3,136. >>> mortgage rates dropped to record lows this week. the average rate on a 30 year loan dropped to 3.4%, down from 3.49% last week. a 15 year mortgage that also hit a record low, dropped
. >> reporter: the surroundings solano county area was growing and in need of water. the federal government and california governor earl warren proposed damming the near by punta creek to create a reservoir. it was the type of battle we've all seen many times before. the rights of a couple hundred people versus the thirst of a few hundred thousand. it was nature and a few die- hards standing in the way of progress. >> earl warren had more juice than we did and finally he saw it through. >> they finally gave us our orders and we resented it. it was our land. we bought it. and yet they could take it but that was the way it was. everybody tried to fight it but it, didn't work. >> reporter: the government did compensate the people of monticello but old-timers say not nearly enough. >> when we come back on a second look, president eisenhower's regrets about appointing warren. >>> our second look tonight focuses on one of the most controversial the chief justices in u.s. history. earl warren. in 1964 separate but equal was the rule for america's schools. a law that allowed schools to separate stu
the school district's computer system to gain information about the government. officials say they did not compromise personal information. the hackers were using several innocent party's servers to try to steal information from the fbi and the cia. >> we have been told our firewall wasn't breached, they got to our server, used it to cover their tracks. >> since there was no breach they were asked to leave the server up and running to try to track down the guilty party. >>> police arrested a man suspected of committing two bank robberies. adam kiedrowski was taken into custody tuesday. investigators believe he is the suspect who robbed a u.s. bank on august 28 and another u.s. bank on september 5. >>> illegal immigrants signed up for a program allowing them to apply for driver's license. >> hard to work my schedule around that and having my driver's license would be great. >> counselors helped dozens with their paper work. it is part of a bill signed by governor jerry brown yesterday. to qualify they must be under 30, going to school or graduated or served in the military. those who wo
a script for a spy movie. hackers hacking in to government agencies. and the method makes it hard to track them down. ktvu's consumer editor tom vacar live with what happened and what he learned about all of this. tom? >> reporter: a tipster told us hackers actually tried to get personal information. what we can say, it appears what they were really trying to do is compromise national security. >> reporter: the district is computerized with general access and password only access. one day the district got what seemed like a strange communication. >> seems like a strange communication because it was the u.s. naval intelligence, said one of our servers were compromised. >> reporter: by hackers to steal information from the fbi and cia. they said they were using innocent servers to bounce around the internet with their final targets the fbi and the cia. this makes it difficult to trace the hackers. did they gain access to the district files? >> no. we have been told our firewall wasn't breached. they used it to cover their tracks but they never got through our firewall which is where that inf
the afghan government can work out some kind of an agreement once combat forces leave. they have approved any peace deal. >>> the average american household family comes if congress fails to avoid a looming cliff. that is according to the center. tax cuts are set to go into effect in january but a bipartisan group of senators are working on a plan that would put off increases in cuts while addressing the deficit. lawmakers say no action will be taken until after november. >>> mitt romney's campaign is out with a new scathing add campaign ahead of tomorrow's debate. here is more on how the ads target president barack obama on taxes. >> reporter: the mitt romney's campaign new slow began, we can't afford four more years of president barack obama. and in a new ad out today, mitt romney is accusing president barack obama of raising new taxes and planning new tax increases if he gets another term. >> liberals pay for government run healthcare, you will pay more for taxes and for your medicine. >> reporter: campaign staffers say he has lowered taxes and his claim is mostly true, both candidates are
opened the day with gains today. after spain announced a budget that cuts government spending, many are losing ground right now. overnight markets in the east finished with gains on the final day of the trading week. china was up. japan down less than 1%. checking in on our numbers, despite the fact that the news came in on consumer confidence. it actually surged to its highest level since february, even though the u.s. economy is weak. there's a pretty good drop on the opening. the dow is up 70 points. also this morning, starbucks announced its name will be on a store in india next month. it will be a 50/50 venture. the store will be in an upscale neighborhood in mumbai. it plans to have 50 outlets before the end of the year. >> ta ta. >>> 5:20. if you will be in san francisco this evening, watch out for the bikes. it's a special critical mass event. how you commute will be affected. >> and leaving the suburbs behind for a spot downtown. the reason more people are actually moving to the center of cities. >> make sure you get ktvu news to the ktvu app. it's free. click on the live i
government. . >>> the vatican newspaper is questioning a scrap that has restarted the debate over whether jesus was married. i harvard researcher presented this piece as a -- of a piece of a 4th century gospel. the text on the scrap reads jesus said to them my wife. the vatican is dismissing as a fake and inept one. >> the government has dropped the ball and failed to do much to keep unsafe peanut butter off shelves. a outbreak of salmonella has sickened dozens nationwide. two here in california. the group is have worried saying may because regulators have been slow to put in new safety measures. >> we have missed several critical deadlines already and there is -- really no excuse for it when public health is at risk. >> the government spokeswoman said the obama administration is working as fast as possible to put in new procedures. >>> a brentwood man was arrested today on suspicious of carrying out a massive foreclosure. investigators say that the 44- year-old convicted disstressed homeowners he could take their existing debt and replace it with a new lower debt to his country. they
the disperty that earned our state the grade of an f. >> reporter: a video by citizens against government waste compared two hypothetical architects. >> bob works for a private company, jerry is a state government employee. bob drives a nice car. jerry's car is 40% nicer. >> the disparity makes no sense. >> reporter: the taxpayer watchdog says california state workers bank an average $43.10 an hour compared to $30.65 for the private-sector employee. that's because the totals include wages, benefits and pensions. >> these pensions are unaffordable an freezing out basic services. >> reporter: the watchdog group says if this trend continues, sources like police and fire will suffer as the government pays pensions, not everyone agreed. >> to make a statement like that ignores a lot of facts and unique circumstances that are at work in many states and cities. >> reporter: the retirement administrators says pension contributions make up fewer than 9% of a state's budget. the association says the report demonizes workers. california received an f. in washington, jaqqueline fell. >>> president obama an
, that was and in articulate way of describing how we are worried, more people are dependents on government, because they have no economic opportunities and, what we are trying to do to create upper mobility and reduce dependency by getting people off welfare and back to work and yes, we have had missteps, but at the end of the day the choice is really clear. and we are giving people a very clear choice. we have pro-growth solutions, opportunity and upward mobility and a dynamic economy, you have a president promises four more years of stagnation and dependency, like the last four years and here and there we haven't been able to frame the choice clearly and i believe by the end of the day people will understand exactly what they've got and the choice they have. >> chris: do you think the mainstream media is carrying water for barack obama? >> i think it kind of goes without saying. that there is definitely media bias. i'm a conservative person and i'm used to media bias and we expected it going into this. that is why we are trying to cut through and go straight to people, why, when you hear people in washingt
figure out how to do that - and there's lots of ways of doing it: you can have the government spend more money, you can give money back from the government and have the small businesses spend it in tax relief. either side will work. the problem is being sort of half-pregnant and trying to do both. > > michael alter from surepayroll. thanks so much. > > thanks for having me. still ahead, some shiny opportunities for gold and silver are catching one trader's eye. he'll tell us how to play them, next. traders are mining for trading opportunities in silver and gold. bill baruch of iitrader.com just happens to be one of those traders. good morning to you bill. > > good morning. > > what do you see in the gold or silver market that looks attractive to you right now? > > what i do like is the silver/gold ratio at the moment: dividing the price of silver into gold. it's achieved two separate levels in the past three years. heading into 2009, when gold was hovering right below $1,000, the market had a ratio just above 80. and then when silver made the run to $50 last year, last spring, the ratio
. government troops have remained control. >>> the judge in the colorado shooting rampage case will release new court documents today. reportedly we're gonna find out more about the suspect, james holmes, and the shooting in july that killed and injured people. some court motions and other matters will remain sealed. he's accused of murder, attempted murder, weapons, violations an other chalks. >>> an actor who died in -- and other charges. >>> police are saying that johnny lewis killed his 18-year- old land lady on wednesday. lewis is best known for the tv series "sons of anarchy." he was released last week after being in a drug, alcohol and psychiatric program. >>> city college of san francisco will close two sites. a board of trustees voted unanimously on the cuts last night. classes offered at the two sites will not be canceled, just relocated. city college is working to dig it seout of a home that credit -- it self-out of a hole -- itself out of a hole. >>> 7:19. new this morning, an orange county youth football team is being investigated for allegedly running a bounty program. the players
. they are counting on the afghan government. >>> the average american household faces a $3500 tax increase if congress fails to avoid a looming fiscal cliff. automatic tax hikes and spending cuts are set to go into effect in january but "the new york times" reports that a bipartisan group of senators is work og a plan that would put -- working on a plan that would put off increases. lawmakers say no action will be taken until november. >>> president obama and mitt romney are taking a break from the campaigning, getting ready for the debate. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau to tell us with the stakes are high for mitt romney. >> reporter: a poll shows an 18- point lead among voters for mitt romney. the president will spend another day and practicing for another day. this is mitt romney's eighth day of prep in the last month. but he told supporters last week, he won't be using the event to try to score political points. >> there's gonna be all of the scoring of winning and losing. in my view, it's not so much winning or losing or even the people themselves, the president m
government. if the justices do take up the issue, oralling arguments would not begin until next year. decision is expected in june of next year. >>> this afternoon governor brown is heading to google headquarters. he is planning on signing the car bill which allows cars to be tested on state roads and also outlines rules and standards for the cars and makes california the second state to allow the driverrerless cars on the road. >>> high speed charging network for the model s cars last night. there's six of them in california. they announced drivers can get a half t charge in folsom, harris ranch, la and barstow. they only work for one model. >>> 4:46 is the time. any problems so far? >> we don't have a lot going on. that's good and nice to start the morning off doing well. let's go outside and i'll show you some pictures and maps that we have here. you see traffic is moving along well. the yellow triangle is the construction zone. it's the zone that's there all the time. walnut creek looks good. eighty westbound is looking good. also, the morning travels looks good at bay ridge. the
. . >> mainly by the government but also by opposition groups. such crimes must not go unpin issued. >> reporter: the president in the middle of a bruising election battle ended with a theme from his last campaign. hope. thanking libya people who marched against the mobs adding the rising tide of liberty will not be reversed. ktvu channel 2news. >> the president also spoke at the clinton global initiative, the same new york forum where romney criticized his economic policy. >> sadly we have lost over half a million manufacturing jobs in the last four years. i intend to reverse that trend by ensuring we have trade that works for, america. >> reporter: he later joined paul ryan at a rally in ohio. the two spoke to supporters at an arenose base. romney said the president wants to race taxes and america can't afford four more years. >> students at berkeley held a rally to urge classmates to register to vote. several student groups held an online drive. organizers say that the secretary of state's new online registration system has made it easier to convince students to sign up and vote. they say
alone on the national debt are higher than the budgets of several government agencies come pined. >>> at the u.n. general assembly, the president of iran lashed out to the powers. ahmadinejad address add room filled with especially thank you seats. mr. ahmadinejad accused western leaders of intimidation with a pledge not to test nuclear weapons. he criticized what he called a continued threat by the uncivillized zionist to taken action against iran. >> he wanties to make iran a nuclear power. you know what i say to that. no way, no how, never. >> former new york city mayor judy guiliani led a protest against ahmadinejad. protestors carried signs and denounced the iranian leader. >>> neighbors knew there was some sort of mystery. they are surprised to learn about this. this is video you will see on two. >>> the warm up is coming. he will tell you when it will reach your neighborhood. >>> the unusual drill this morning at sfo to prepare for an airport emergency that has not happened here in 40 years. lots of prepaid cards come pre-filled with problems. enough is enough. introducing
the government and the opposition forces continue all over that country. just yesterday, more than 300 people died. the bloodiest day in that 18- month long conflict. the u.n. now estimates there will be 700,000 refugees by the end of the year. >>> the university of california is set to pay $1 million to settle a lawsuit over that infamous pepper spraying incident last fall. each of the 21 protesters will receive $30,000 and a written apology from the school. the university will also pay $250,000 to the plaintiff's attorneys. the school is promising to work with civil liberty groups to improve tactics in the future. >>> a new study shows that 19% of all u.s. families are -- were paying off college debt in 2010. the research says higher college costs and increase in college enrollments are to blame. >>> 8:16 n election 20 12news, both president obama and mitt romney will be campaigning today in the battleground state of virginia. alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau. >> and dave, this is the third straight day that president obama and mitt romney have campaigned in the same stat
opportunities for everybody. >> we don't believe anybody is entitled. we don't believe the government should not help folks who are not helping themselves but we believe in -- in country and we believe in a country where hard work pays off. >>> romney talked about national security in springfield, virginia. he said the world is a dangerous place and president obama is not doing enough to protect the american people. >> i'm concerned about the direction america is headed. the white house proposed a sequestration, kind of a gun to your head opportunity which is if congress couldn't get the job done and president couldn't lead them, they would make devastating cuts to the military. >> the two face off next monday in the first presidential debate. >>> another candidate will be campaigning in the bay area tonight. roseanne barr. she will be talking about the political future of medical marijuana during a town hall meeting at oaksterdam university in oakland. federal agents raided oaksterdam in april. it's one of many dispensaries targeted in a crackdown launched by the obama administration. also
to legalize marijuana. >> government is not supposed to be run like a business. >> barr attended a forum on medical marijuana last nite. the former tv star is the peace and freedom party's presidential nominee, a role she takes seriously. >> i'm not doing it for publicity but my political views have ended my career, so it's not for publicity, that's for sure. >> now, barr told us here at ktvu that she smokes marijuana. she believes president obama broke a commitment to respect state laws allowing dispensaries. >>> state and federal agents made a major marijuana bust. they hauled off about 150 marijuana plants from farmlands southeast of sacramento. old horse stables were converted into marijuana processing statements. they also found a meth lab hidden beneath the animal stalls. >> we believe they've been making here and converting it. >> agents seized about 10 pounds of crystal meth. they believe the raw product came from mexico. 11 fashionables were arrested this that -- nationals were arrested in that raid. they also found children they were taken into child protective custody. >>> a w
the prison. government troops have since gained control. republicans in congress are gaining information about information before the attack in libya. there are accusations that the obama administration misled the public about who was behind the assault. >> reporter: a group of congressional republicans is alleging a coverup. they say the obama administration new almost immediately the attack that killed four diplomats was o straited by -- intelligence officials now believe the attackers were linked to al- qaeda and another islamist group that provided the weapons. here's leon panetta. >> what terrorists involved remains to be seen. it was a group of terrorists who conducted that attack against that facility. >> there was some intelligence ahead of the attack that groups were convalescing. senator john mccain says the type of heavy weaponry used in the assault clearly shows it was preplanned. reporting live from washington, dc, allison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> new this morning, an orange county youth football team is under investigation for allegedly running a bounty program. the
-year- old cody allen smith. >>> a group of 19 military veterans is suing is u.s. government. they say more should have been done to help them after they were sexually assaulted. say top military officials didn't do enough for the crimes. >> i have been alone and i have been silent. >> today daniel danielle hoffman is speaking out. >> it's hard to speak out, especially if you are still in the military. but you're not alone and we're fighting for you. >> reporter: she's joining 18 others in a federal lawsuit filed in san francisco today against the current and former u.s. defense secretaries and the -- they claim these high ranking officials knew about the assault problems in the military and didn't do enough to stop the attackers. >> they all endured strikingly similar partners of retall -- patterns of retaliation. >> the treatment of rape victims in the military is so stigmatizing, many would rather die. >> according to the 2000 annual report it estimates 19,000 military sexual assaults but only 3200 reported. that's why pushing the stop act. would push it into an independent panel. >
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today it will be refunding customers. the refund comes after a government investigation into charges american express illegally charged late fees, discriminated against some clients and lied about rewards. the company also agreed to pay almost $28 million in fines to regulators including the consumer financial protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur
to walk out on to the beach and see. >> the spanish government asked the shipping companies, hey, what's your plan to get these ships off the beach? i think they're still trying to come up with something. >>> one of the hardest things to eat and look cool while doing it is the cupcake. >> you eat it with a fork. pretty lame. >> this video we got from foodbeast.com showcases all the ways to not look cool eating a cupcake. the little nibble bite. >> bird bite. you got to commit. >> bottom first. definitely not cool. >> why do i need to look cool while eating a cupcake? a lot of weddings have cupcakes. lot of gals there. >> now behold the new right way. take the top of your cupcake, screw off a little bit of the bottom, put it on the top, and make a cupcake sandwich. i thought it might be fun for us to try. >> can we get some sanitizer up in here? >> oh, my god. >> thank you. see how much cleaner you're all going to feel now? i can't be the only one that goes in dirty. >> first, unpeel your wrapper. >> always a dainty procedure to begin with. >> screw off the bottom. then smush it on the
attacks on america. we are grateful for the assistance we received from the libyan government. i also appreciate that in recent days the leaders of other countries including egypt, tunisia have called for cause. and so have religious authorities around the globe. but, understand the attacks of last two weeks are not simply an assault on america. they are also an assault on the very ideals upon which the united nations was founded. the notion that people can resolve their differences peacefully, diplomacy can take the place of war, that an inner dependent world, all of us have a stake in working towards greater opportunity and security for our citizens. if we are serious about upholding these ideals, it will not be enough to put more guards in front of an embassy or put out statements of regret and wait for it to pass. if we are serious about these ideas, we must speak honestly about the deep r. causes of the crisis because we face a choice between the forces that would drive us apart and the hopes that we hold in common. >> you have been listening live to president obama at his much-
be on economic matters. then there will be one on health care, one on the role of government and then one on governing. so a number of different subjects are possible in there and i predict that jim lair will get raked over the coals depending upon what type of answers he gets and what type of questions are asked. >> what should we look for? will the candidates try to target certain voters since we're about five weeks away from the election? >> reporter: i try to ask a lot of questions of lawmakers and members of politicians. watch for -- do they really answer the question that jim lare is gonna ask or do they try to go on the platform and get it that way. that's always interesting. parm of the next three debates this -- part of the next three debates, does somebody put their foot in their mouth? i always remember regular ronald reagan saying there you go again. so we'll see if it's just a muddle for both sides. >> some memorable lines from debate history. thank you. you can find a think jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the -- link to jamie's blog at ktvu.com. go to the politics page. >>>
on the government and see themselves as victims. mitt romney said that is not the campaign, that was me. >>> sad news from the national zoo in washington, d.c. a panda cub has died. why zoo keepers are concerned about the cub's mother. >> a memorial for those killed on flight 93. the reason it might not be completed. >> a science experiment with beach trash, researchers trying to find out what might have come from japan. >> tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. add up to 100 calories? your world. my world. ♪ [ whispers ] real bacon...creamy cheese... [ whispers ] 100 calories... say it again... a >>> condolences to the national zoo, one day after the death of a panda cub there. officials in washington, d.c. say the cub had abnormalities but they don't know the cause of death. the concern is now the well being of the mama who appears to be mourning. >> over night she slept well. sadly we witnesses her cradling an ojfor the -- object for the rest of the night. >> they hope to know more on what caused the cub's death in two week. the baby was eating and was not crushed by the mother. >> hom
this is a problem for the chinese government to fix." a foxconn spokesoman declined to say whether apple's new iphone 5 is manufactuered at the plant where the fighting happened. you think the chinese will munch on american snacks and cereals? kellogg is sure hoping so. the company that makes frosted flakes, pop tarts, and rice krispies formed a joint venture to sell its wares through palm- oil manufacturer wilmar international. milk is becoming a staple in china. kellogg's hopes the chinese will see how well milk goes with cereal. general mills already has a deal to sell its cereal there. within 5 years, china is expected to become the world's largest food and beverage market. analsts fear an economic slowdown in china could cause nike to run into trouble. according to marketwatch, analysts say china represents 30% of nike's operating profit. in june, the athletic gear company shocked wall street with lower-than-predicted profits due to a decline in demand in china. nike reports earnings thursday. toyota, the pioneer in hybrid electric technology, is scaling back plans for all electric cars.
between one man and one woman in the eyes of the federal government. if the justices too do take up the issue,erel originalments won't begin until next we're with a decision expected by june of next year. >>> here at home, chevron revealed more details about a pipe failure of the cause of a fire last month in richmond. about 200 people were at this meeting last night. the general manager said the pipe that failed had a low silicon content which could lead to a faster corrosion rate. he says the pipe was inspected last november but not the 5- foot section that failed. in the meantime, the general manager called for reports that it used a pipe to bypass air monitors, that's not correct. >> the pipe at issue is an equal saying line and was part of a system to be put in for the 2003 bay air quality tear management regulations. >> epa's criminal investigation is still going on. they will conduct an on-site audit next week. >>> new details about the peanut butter recall. we have learned two people here in california have become sick with the outbreak. over the weekend the fda linked 25 ca
.s. has far too many government training programs. >> $18 billion on these programs but too often they don't match the needs of the people. i want to take those dollars and send them back to the states so they can fashion the programs to meet the needs of their own workers. >> mitt romney told workers that president obama's policies have failed to produce new jobs and it is time to get a new coach. here toured that plant also. new numbers show mitt romney faces a uphill battle in several states. the poll found president obama has a wide lead over mitt romney in ohio, florida and pennsylvania. the president leads him in ohio by 10 points. florida 9 points and pennsylvania 12 points. >>> judge refused to throw out perjury charges against two penn state officials accused of lying in the jerry sandusky child sex abuse scandal. lawyers for the former vice president and the athletic director filed motions to have the charges dismissed. but the judge said that was for a jury to decide. he said he would rule later on a motion to dismiss charges of failing to report child abuse. >>> the worse case
. >> 47% of people they are victims and they believe the government has a responsibility for them and they believe they are entitled... >> reporter: he can't pains at a hall after delivering this message in ohio yesterday. >> there are so many hurting and i want to help them, i know what it takes to get an economy going... >> the latest daily tracking poll now shows obama up 6 points over mitt romney nationwide. reporting live, allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> an 11-year-old boy shot in his bed in oakland is now back home. there he is, he had five surgeries while he was there. his home was sprayed with bullets last thursday at about with 1:00 a.m. he said he was happy to be out of the hospital but he was afraid to be back home. >> i want to thank the teachers and principal who came to visit me and gave me presents. >> they don't know why his home was targeted and so far no arrests have been made. >>> they have been arrested in connection with a domestic violence incident. he was arrested tuesday morning. he has been on the force for six years and is currently on admi
the u.s. government over the military's treatment of rape victims. the federal lawsuit filed in san francisco alleges the military doesn't do enough to prosecute service members w40 commit rape. victims also say they experienced retaliation and harassment for reporting assaults. >> i know it's really hard to speak up, especially if you're still in the military. but you aren't alone. and we're fighting for you. >> the defense department estimates 19,000 sexual assaults occurred in the armed forces last year. about 240 cases were prosecuted. >>> governor jerry brown says he is making sure there is moreover sight of the calf national guard. he sign -- california national guard. he signed a bill cracking down on misconduct. he will appoint an inspector general with far greater authority to investigate fraud complaints. there have been allegations of financial misdealings and improper pay for generals. the new law also provides more protections for whistle blowers reporting abuses in the guard. >>> travis air force base could soon become more green. officials are talking to a french comp
years under house arrest. but in the last year the bermese government has experienced a shift. >> our country is now in the verge of a new path. i have to keep reminding people that we're just about to start out. that we are not yet along the way. >> reporter: chi has just joined the parliament trying to make change from within. >> we look for people all over the world to help us in our transition to a generally democratic society. >> reporter: today she received both a key to the city and an honorary doctorate from usf. she was able to reach out to the largest burmese community. >> she wants to encourage them to come back, bring their resources, bring their knowledge, bring their skills and help them develop their country. >> we are really witnessing that the community is coming together. >> reporter: meanwhile a small group of protesters gathered demanding she do more for minority rights. it was a subject that she did address. she says she will continue to fight discrimination and fight for democracy. she says her people can learn a lot from san francisco. >> this is chi's first tr
stores in india. they are looking into that possibility and it also says that the indian government needs to reclassify some of the operations to allow apple stores. right now apple products are sold with partnerships based in india. >>> who are you and how did you find this place. >>> adam sandler opened with hotel transylvania. they brought in $43 million, the most ever for september debute. end of watch, trouble with the curve and house at the end of the street round out the top 5. >>> time now 6:52 a call for help aimed at chevron, they want the oil joint to do something to make the city better, this is a story you will only see on 2. >>> plus the city's bag band is extended. you may be surprised to hear this affects more than just a check out at the grocery store. that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size
of marriage act which defines marriage as between a man and a woman in the eyes of the federal government. if the justices take up the issue arguments wouldn't start until next year with decisions expected by june of next year. >> apple said it sold more than 5 million i-phones in the first three days and while that would be a great thing for most analysts respect that impressed. the 5 is selling so fast many stores have run out and the the new mobile operating system has been down loaded more than 100 million times. still analysts had expected apple to well six million over the weekend. >>> a riot last night at one of the factories in china that makes the phones led to a production shut down there. reports say at least 2,000 were involved. 40 were hurt. the plant had been under investigation from employee conditions and long work hours. it's expected though to reopen tomorrow. information is limited but it appears it started when a security guard struck a worker. >>> apple stock slid t dropped to $690 a share. it's down nine dollars or 1%. last week apple hit a high of $700 a share. >>
the japanese government bought the uninhabited islands. and until today taiwan had pretty much stayed out of the dispute. >>> in israel, jews prepared for the holiest day on their calendar. the day of atonment. it began at sun down. jews pray and ask god to forgive their sins and some also fast. >>> six weeks and counting and the polls are counting too. what mitt romney has to do to win. >> but up first developing news, police respond to a safe way store the daring heist pulled off just about 90 minutes ago. [ female announcer ] this is the story of eves. [ eves ] years ago, i hurt my shoulder drag racing. that's when i decided to take it easy, so i took up hang gliding. [ female announcer ] a grandpa who refuses to grow up. [ eves ] the pain was bad, but the thought of not being a hang glider pilot was worse. [ female announcer ] that's when eves turned to sutter health's palo alto medical foundation. [ eves ] the doctors that i dealt with, they got it, that this old guy wanted to return as a hang glider pilot. they got me flying again. [ female announcer ] palo alto medical foundation,
. there have been demonstrations throughout the morning on the streets of athens. the government recently agreed to $15 billion in cuts as a way to deal with the european debt crisis. today amarch is shutting down schools and business businesses an hospitals are -- and businesses and hospitals are operating on an emergency- basis. >>> 700 jobs in livermore and morgan hill will be lost after they close their comcast facilities here. they are moving to denver, seattle and portland. >> i just think it's unexpected an really -- that they did this right -- and really terrible that they did this before the holidays. we have families and we did all of these training courses. >> comcast says they can relocate or find other jobs within the company and if they choose not to, they will get a severance package. >>> you will be able to enjoy the state parks for at least another two years. governor brown signed legislation that protects all 238 state parks at least through july 2014. the bill designates $30 million to fund the marks and make improvements. this comes in the wake of a parks department sc
in greece protesters toss molotov cocktails at riot police who fire back with tear gas. the greek government has agree today $15 billion in spending cuts, demanded by natural creditors. in syria, two suicide bombs exploded just ten minutes apart outside army headquarters in damascus. at least five people were killed, including an iranian tv reporter. security camera footage showed the first bombing, where a van slowed down, and then exploded. that also may have been a diversion to allow the second bomber to get closer. >>> in uruguay, lawmakers in the chamber of deputies have voted to legalize abortion with a one vote margin. the bill gives women the right to abortion in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. cuba is the only other latin american country with legalized abortion in the first trimester of pregnancy. >>> the cyclists efforts were celebrated tonight in fremont. the 6,000-mile journey began in anchorage alaska. the cyclists are on their way to colombia, south carolina. >> compare today what these breast cancer survivers go through in chemotherapy and radiation, what we're doing is noth
that they are victims, who believe that government has the responsibility to care for them. >> that audio was a replay of the republican nominees remarks. romney was recorded saying roughly 47% of american households do not pay income taxes. obama campaign says that the words did not need any -- >>> city college has already gone through significant changes. >> reporter: city college students are already feeling the pinch. 700 classes have been cut this year. >> i cannot get the classes that i wanted earlier this year. there's a high demand classes but low supply of courses. >> reporter: but city college must make many more sweeping changes or risk losing its accreditation and possibly closing. >> future of city college is really what is at stake. >> reporter: guillermo villanueva is a counselor who works two jobs. he's concerned about what will happen. >> i'm still concerned about not having a job next year. >> there's a great concern about instability and fewer teachers and fewer teachers to do the work of the whole college. >> reporter: the proposals come after a scathing report in july by the accre
. >>> government statistics show it truly pays to live right here in the bay area. our region has some of the highest wairnlgs in the country. san francisco -- wages in the country. san francisco, san mateo and santa clara counties are among the top ten counties in the u.s. for weekly salaries. santa clara went second. on average residents earn $1957 a week. incidentally new yorkers make the most. they average nearly $2500 a week. >>> we are learning more details about arnold schwarzenegger's new book that details his affairs. according to reports, he admits he had a, quote, hot affair with actress brigette nielson when he and maria shriver were dating and living together. he also discussing fathering a child with his housekeeper. the book "total recall" goes on sale tomorrow. >>> general motors is recalling more than 40,000 cars due to the possibility of a fuel leak. the recall covers chevrolet cobalt and pontiac g5 sedans from '07 to '09 model years. it affects chevrolet eke fox from the 2000 -- equinox from the 2007 model years. they have plastic parts to the fuel pump which can cra
with the government before putting them on sale. critics say it allows them too much latitude to make unproven claims. >>> residents in three counties are about to get hit with a sales tax hike. it will take effect october 1. hurkiallys, pittsburg and sab pab low. increases to 8.75%. >>> counties that have developed ways to maximize jail space without compromising puplic safety. marin, santa clara, santa cruz, san francisco and yolo. part of a series of studies aimed at providing information to reduce over crowding. >> some successful counties are offering treatment programs programs. they are in the community receiving services, able to work and be with their families. >> a study of policies is set to be released next week. >>> california school rankings could undergo a shift. under the law tests can only make up 60% of a school's annual statewide rankings. it will allow schools to focus on other measures. >>> bart says passengers can expect delays this weekend. they will be testing a new train control system. they will run on manual mode which could cause 5-10 minute delays. it should wrap up by su
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